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Dirk Schrade (born June 29, 1978 in Münsingen) is a German equestrian.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Individual eventing and team eventing, where Germany won the gold medal.[2]

Dirk Schrade
Dirk Schrade King Artus cross country London 2012.jpg
Dirk Schrade and King Artus competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Medal record
Equestrian
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Team eventing
World Equestrian Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Normandy Team eventing
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Malmo Team eventing
Gold medal – first place 2015 Blair Castle Team eventing

Notable HorsesEdit

  • Grand Amour 7 - 2000 Dark Bay Bavarian Warmblood Mare (Cabaret x Weltrang L)
    • 2007 FEI Eventing Young Horse World Championships - 12th Place
  • Plan B - 2002 Bay Westfalen Gelding (Pavarotti van de Helle x Labrador)
    • 2008 FEI Eventing Young Horse World Championships - 19th Place
  • King Artus - 1996 Bay Holsteiner Gelding (King Milford XX x Lorenz)
    • 2009 Pau CCI**** Winner
    • 2009 FEI World Cup Final - 11th Place
    • 2011 European Championships - Fourth Place Individual
    • 2012 London Olympics - Team Gold Medal, Individual 26th Place
  • Gadget de la Cere - 1994 Bay Anglo Arabian Gelding (Athos de Ceran x Samuel)
    • 2010 World Equestrian Games - Team Fifth Place
  • Hop and Skip - 1999 Chestnut British Sport Horse Gelding (Skippy II)
    • 2013 European Championships - Team Gold Medal, Individual Sixth Place
    • 2014 World Equestrian Games - Team Gold Medal
    • 2015 European Championships - Team Gold Medal, Individual Seventh Place

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ short portrait of Dirk Schrade Archived July 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, 2012 German Olympic Team
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2013-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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